The Art of Living offers wide range of yoga meditation and wellness programs for an all round development of every individual at any age. Along with yoga, meditation and wellness programs, wide range of skill development workshops are also offered at The Art of Living International Center. Right from a six year old kid to people of any age group, there are variety of programs meticulously designed by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar which aims at giving a chance to experience life as a celebration, like never before.
Programs for Beginners
A uniquely powerful combination of guided yoga, meditations, profound wisdom and powerful rhythmic breathing technique – Sudarshan Kriya, the Happiness Program takes place over three relaxing and rejuvenating, yet focused days.
‘Sahaj’ is a Sanskrit word that means natural or effortless. ‘Samadhi’ is a deep, blissful, meditative state. ‘Sahaj Samadhi Meditation’ is a natural, effortless way of meditation.
The Sahaj Samadhi program teaches you meditation technique that enhances the quality of one’s life, by culturing the system to maintain the peace, energy and expanded awareness throughout the day.
The Art of Living Silence Retreat is a powerful combination of “The Art of Living Happiness Program” and the “silence program” which is best suitable for beginners on the path of spirituality. It is a perfect holiday one can gift themselves for their body, mind and soul with powerful breathing techniques, deep meditations and experience of deep rest in silence, in the wonderful journey from head to heart in the midst of nature at The Art of Living International Center, Bengaluru.
The Wellness Program is a structured program, designed to take you through the various effective and practical wellness practices available in modern day. The program rests on the three legs of Ayurveda, Yoga and Education.
Sri Sri Yoga Deep Dive is a meticulously designed program for overall well-being of the body while nurturing your mind and spirit. Whether you are a beginner to yoga or a regular practitioner wanting to dive deeper into yoga practice, you will find something amazing for yourself in the program.
Build upon your experience of freedom from the Happiness Program with a profound spiritual immersion. The Art of Living’s Advanced Meditation Program takes you deeper into your spiritual practices with advanced insights on the laws governing our mind and emotions as well as advanced breathing techniques that are easy to remember and can be practiced at home.
We all have personal barriers, old habits, or inhibitions that hold us back and keep us from fully participating in our lives. Yet all of us have a deep desire to be the best we can be – for ourselves, our families, our communities and even the world around us.
Fulfillment is a beautiful quality of the consciousness and gives one the ability to bless and be an instrument of healing. The Blessings Program offers an experience of abundance, contentment, and fulfillment through unique meditation processes. These qualities are natural to all of us, and the program brings them to the fore of our experience.
As yoga enthusiasts many of us are on the lookout for a yoga course that can help us explore the depths of yoga – from philosophy to practice. Sri Sri Yoga Level 1 introduces us to the techniques of yoga asana, pranayam and meditation; while Sri Sri Yoga Level 2 gives us an opportunity to go deeper into the realm of yoga and understand what it means to live like a yogi!
Sañyam – A specially designed program which is a combined simultaneous practice of Dhāraṇā (concentration), Dhyāna (meditation) & Samādhi (union). A tool to receive deeper knowledge about the qualities of the object. It’s a term summarizing the ‘catch-all’ process of psychological absorption in the object of meditation.
Guru Puja is a traditional ceremony of expressing gratitude and honoring the lineage of spiritual Masters who have been the custodians of the knowledge of the Self. Under the loving guidance of Smt. Bhanumathi Narsimhan, sister of Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, one learns to chant and perform the Guru Puja.
Programs for Children & Teens
It is the ability of the mind to perceive beyond the five senses and delve into the sixth sense which we know as Intuition.
Intuition is the right thought, as well as the right action, at the right time. Having a strong and well-developed intuition helps you take good decisions and communicate better. Intuition leads to discovery and innovation.
Utkarsha Yoga is a meticulously designed program by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar exclusively for kids. The program focus on all round development of children in a holistic way. The Utkarsha Yoga program helps children develop a healthy respect for themselves and others. The breathing techniques taught in the program give children those essential tools to overcome negative emotions such as fear, shyness, nervousness, anxiety, frustration, jealousy, etc. easily.
In a very demanding world around us, teen age is that phase of life which generally pressure teens with too many things to handle. Academic careers, relationship with people, curricular activities, sports, hobbies, etc. Medha Yoga Level 1 is a meticulously designed program by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar exclusively for teens. The program focus on empowering teens with tools that help them enhance their abilities to take the right decisions, focus better, be more responsible about oneself, kindle a sense of belonging among people around them and handle negative emotions in a better way.
Medha Yoga Level – 2 is a graduate program for teens who have completed Medha Yoga Level – 1 Program. The Level – 2 program enable teens to deep dive within, look into and beyond self. The program helps in understanding and conquering mental constraints, whether it is about relationships, family, habits, addictions, academics or anything else.
Sri Sri Yoga program for kids is a wonderful program where the kids learn the ways of healthier lifestyle in a fun filled way.
From a young age, when children are thought how to calm their mind, they become emotionally stable. Knowingly or unknowingly they go through a lot of physical exertion; yoga helps them relax and yet builds their strength.
Home Grown Home Cooked, initiates the new enthusiastic grower to Permaculture and sets him/her on the track of growing food sustainably without harming Nature. It encourages beginners to observe and understand how soil, soil organisms, water, air, cattle and organic matter work harmoniously to create a rich topsoil and a robust eco-system for our food to grow without any use of chemicals.
Permaculture for kids initiates kids early on to take on growing their own food; which helps them develop respect towards the art of growing food, the grower and food itself. When they are involved in the process of growing their own food, it helps them understand how deeply we are connected to the natural world.